Arellano University (AU) and San Beda College (SBC) will meet in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Juniors football tournament at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium at 9 a.m. today.
With just two games remaining for each squad to play, the Braves and the Red Cubs are expected to go all-out to secure a Final Four berth.
San Beda is currently No.2 with a record of four wins for a total of 12 points while Arellano is No.3 with a 3-1 win-loss card.
The young Bedans will be depending on the services of top scorer Mariano Suba in their bid to protect their untainted record.
On the other hand, Arellano is expected to bank on the talents of Jhoceryll Sajonia as they try to take down their formidable foe and keep their spot in the top three.
Meanwhile, Colegio De San Juan De Letran will be taking on host University of Perpetual Help System Dalta for the remaining slot in the second round of the competition at 1 p.m.
The Squires are currently No.4 with a win; a draw and two losses while the Junior Altas are No.5 with a win, a draw and three losses.
Lyceum of the Philippines University will face Emilio Aguinaldo College in the 11 a.m. match.